CBP 2011 Trade Symposium update

As mentioned in our January 3 post, US Customs has scheduled its 2011 Trade Symposium, “Working Together to Strengthen Economic Competitiveness,”  for April 13-14 in Washington, DC.  The agency has recently provided updated information on its Trade Outreach website.

General Sessions include:

  • U.S. Trade a Top Priority
  • Interagency Cooperation: One Government Approach to the Border
  • CBP’s New Ways to Manage by Accounts: Pilots and Initiatives
  • Enhancing Air Cargo Security after Yemen: A case study in collaborative Supply Chain Security
  • A Smarter & Safer Border: Town Hall Meeting

Breakout sessions include:

  • Agriculture Mission
  • Border Issues/Initiatives
  • CBP Trade Strategy
  • In-bond
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Partnership Programs
  • Role of the Customs Broker
  • The National Export Initiative and FTZs
  • Using Today’s ACE Capabilities to the Full Potential
  • What’s Ahead for ACE (Cargo Release, ITDS, PSC and More)

To register for on-site attendance, click here.  To instead participate in the live webcast (including 30-day on-demand access, click here.

Complete details, including lodging options, are available here.

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